東京大学医学系研究科 国際保健政策学 東京大学 The University of Tokyo

Department of Global Health Policy

Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo




News
2014.9.18

国際保健政策学教室事務補佐員募集

国際保健政策学教室は事務補佐員を募集しています。詳しくは添付ファイルを参考にしてください。

2014.9.16

GHP publishes important paper on Ebola virus

Associate Professor Hiroshi Nishiura has published a paper on Ebola virus in the journal Eurosurveillance. This is the first research to estimate the reproduction number of Ebola virus disease (EVD), calculating it at between 1.4 and 1.7. The reproduction number of an infectious disease measures its transmission potential, and this value suggests that the current Ebola outbreak can be managed by reducing the number of secondary cases of EVD from each primary case by more than half. The article can [...]

2014.8.29

Professor Shibuya published in Nature on the issue of Japanese medical research scandals

This week Professor Kenji Shibuya and colleagues published correspondence in the journal Nature, discussing the need to reform Japan’s research practices in light of recent scandals. The letter discusses the challenges prime minister Abe faces trying to strengthen Japan’s medical research industry at the same time as Japan’s international research reputation is being undermined by major research misconduct scandals. Tanimoto, Kami and Shibuya call for misconduct investigations to be open and formally conducted, in order that lessons can be learned [...]

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Seminars
2014.1.7

GLP Open Seminar: Professor Hans Rosling

Fact-based view of the world: why developing vs. developed is meaningless

The Global Leadership Program (GLP) at the University of Tokyo and Japan Institute for Global Health (JIGH) are honored to host an open seminar on innovative data visualization, led by Professor Hans Rosling (Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute and co-founder and chairman of the Gapminder Foundation). Professor Rosling is one of the world’s most popular statisticians notable for his 2006 TED presentation which has been watched more than [...]

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